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This paper describes Scratch, a visual, block-based programming language designed to facilitate media manipulation for novice programmers. We report on the Scratch programming experiences of urban youth ages 8-18 at a Computer Clubhouse–an after school center–over an 18-month period. Our analyses of 536 Scratch projects collected during this time documents the learning of key programming concepts even in the absence of instructional interventions or experienced mentors. We discuss the motivations of urban youth who choose to program in Scratch rather than using one of the many other software packages available to them and the implications for introducing programming at after school settings in under served communities.
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Oren Zuckerman, The Interdisciplinary Center, Israel; Ina Blau, Open University of Israel, Israel; Andrés Monroy-Hernández, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States
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Tian Luo, Ohio University, United States
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Tassawar Iqbal, Institute of Software Technology and Interactive Systems, Vienna University of Technology, Austria; Klaus Hammermüller, talkademy, an open learning (OLE) language school, Vienna, Austria, Austria; Alexander Nussbaumer, Department of Psychology, University of Graz, Austria, Austria; A Min Tjoa, Institute of Software Technology and Interactive Systems, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
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